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Snaking through the lush Akwapim hills, these gardens comprise great lawns planted with native and imported trees and plants.
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Aburi | 32km (20mi) north of Accra, Accra, Ghana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an evening we spent at the 127 year old Aburi Gardens. Our guide was so knowledgeable and was eager to impart some of that knowledge to us. We heard the story of the teak, the Monkey pot tree and of course we had to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank claudettehall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit and to enjoy Mother Nature. As soon as you arrive, you are captivated majestic symmetry of the tall palms arrayed along the long entryway. Take your time read the placards on the trees and just enjoy others enjoying...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit here. It wasn’t only beautiful but our guide was so knowledgeable about the history of the garden and the vast variety of trees and plants.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 856andreah
Reviewed 9 February 2019

We stopped here on our way to the Eastern region. Even though it is just outside of Accra, the weather was different. The trees here were amazing. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the vegetation. The buildings could use some maintenance.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DoctorTrouble
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

Great to get out of the city. We got a very interesting tour from a young man, only cost us 10gc. He showed us nut meg trees, a hollow tree, gods sky high tree and a carved tree. We also got nice cream for the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 January 2019

Tragically neglected, a shadow of its former self. All the buildings look like they could do with at least a coat of paint. The trees for the most part have aged without proper care - bromeliads and some parasitic plants have colonized the branches of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elaine T
Reviewed 3 January 2019

We visited on Boxing Day (2018) and enjoyed the wander around (you need a guide, but he was worth it). Plenty of Ghanaians out for the day picnicing and partying to the usual thunderous music beat that accompanies everything.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MikeJ32
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Aburi is always an escape from the heat and buzzle of the town, up on the hill with really beautiful trees and lawns. Just, especially on the weekends, loudspeakers and big groups littering the place and operating on high noise levels continue invading the place....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ma23eh
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We had a guide and that is most recommended. He explained what each tree is used for. The place was peaceful and serene. I especially liked the small plants in the grass related to mimosa. If you touch them they close temporarily. The helicopter relic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Polly O
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A must-visit in Accra! Amazing scene (check the Hillburi resort on the way down) and relaxing atmosphere. Loads of information of the area and the plants, a lovely place to visit with kids!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Odyssey50056312176
15 December 2018|
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Response from ma23eh | Reviewed this property |
The gate fee was quite modest as I remember, maximum 10 GHC, for foreigners, cant remember if groups are less, but i guess so, a few groups were around
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Response from G3x3 | Reviewed this property |
No idea. U would have to ask them
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